Our mission at Elmira Disc Center is to help each patient achieve optimum wellness and freedom in health through proper care.

Dr. Donna H. Rodriguez, D.C.

Elmira NY Back Doctor Donna H. RodriguezDr. Donna Hapeman Rodriguez brings more than 48 years of Chiropractic experience being a second generation Chiropractor. She has been in practice since 1993, where she started with her father Dr. Donald I. Hapeman, who retired a year later in 1994 after 44 years of practice. That’s a total of almost 70 years of Adjusting the Finger Lakes Region to a “Better Quality of Life”.

Dr. Rodriguez completed her Undergraduate degree at Corning Community College. She then began her graduate program at Palmer College of Chiropractic-West in Sunnyvale, California. A year later she would transfer to the founding school of Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. Dr. Rodriguez thrives on learning and with all that continuing and postgraduate education she brings to each patient Certification in Whiplash, Traumatology, Bio-nutritional Support, and Applied Kinesiology. Since it’s founding in 1897, Palmer College of Chiropractic has developed what is known throughout the profession as the “Palmer Package.” This is a group of chiropractic techniques that, once mastered, provide the Palmer graduate with the technical expertise needed to deal with practically any clinical situation that may emerge in practice.

This expert starting point has allowed Dr. Rodriguez through examination and diagnosis of the cervical spine, thoracolumbar spine, pelvis, and extremities, to determine the best treatment for a variety of conditions. A small sample of techniques she is proficient with are Toggle Recoil, Diversified, Thompson and Gonstead. She sees patients from the cradle to the grave.

Her youngest patient has been 1 day old and her oldest currently is 102 years old. The most common words spoke of Dr. Rodriguez is “she is so gentle, but I feel so much better.” Make an appointment with Dr. Rodriguez so she can “Adjust You to a Better Quality of Life.”

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